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BACKPACKING STOVE BASICS

BACKPACKING STOVE BASICS

If you’re headed to your favorite mountains for an adventure, you’ll likely need a way to boil water, or perhaps even COOK food to keep you fueled and at your backcountry best. Picking a new…

GAINING TRACTION IN AN UNUSUAL SUMMER

GAINING TRACTION IN AN UNUSUAL SUMMER

Colorado is known for its dynamic and surprising weather patterns, and this season is no exception. Unless you’ve been under a snow-covered rock all winter, you’ve come to the same conclusion we’ve come to at…

NO LIFT TICKET REQUIRED. EVER.

NO LIFT TICKET REQUIRED. EVER.

We started this series of articles with the WHY - what motivations get us outside touring in the backcountry. Then, we discussed the HOW - where to reach for the smarts needed to travel as safely as possible…

POLE POWER: BLACK CROWS’ TRIOS FREEBIRDS

POLE POWER: BLACK CROWS' TRIOS FREEBIRDS

On a hut trip in January, I got to take Black Crows' Trios Freebird ski poles into the backcountry for the first time. Black Crows is a relatively new brand for Mountain Chalet, and one…

FREE HEELING ON THE MEIDJO

FREE HEELING ON THE MEIDJO

After three months working at Mountain Chalet, I finally asked the question: "How do you even pronounce this?" By "this" I meant the Meidjo, M Equipment's NTN telemark binding. Upon hearing the unmistakable nervous and…

NO LIFT TICKET REQUIRED. EVER.

NO LIFT TICKET REQUIRED. EVER.

So, we’ve discussed the WHY. Now, let’s talk a bit about the HOW.  There are some intriguing ways to segue into the human powered world of skiing while reducing the risks you might take by…

BLACK CROWS IS SOMETHING ELSE

BLACK CROWS IS SOMETHING ELSE

Mountain Chalet is forever on the lookout for brands that are exciting and new to us and to our customers. Often new brands represent their strongest efforts  creating products that  appealing to the bulk of…

SALOMON AND A COSMIC SHIFT

SALOMON AND A COSMIC SHIFT

“I’m fascinated by what I’ll do tomorrow.” - Georges Salomon A Legend is Born Enticed by the growing sport of skiing, Francois and Georges Salomon transformed their family business making saw blades by attaching modified…

Forest Trail 1435: Browns Canyon National Monument

Forest Trail 1435: Browns Canyon National Monument

About Browns Canyon National Monument: On February 19, 2015, President Barack Obama declared 21,586 acres of forest, rivers, and canyons Browns Canyon National Monument. The monument is located between Salida and Buena Vista in view…

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SALOMON RUN at the Chalet – Register Here
SALOMON RUN at the Chalet! REGISTER HERE:  https://www.salomon.com/en-us/experience/3996 On Thursday,…
Aug 22, 2019 at 6:00PM
TELEfestivus 2020: Skiing for the rest of us!
TELEfestivus 2020.  Skiing for the rest of us! Our 4th…
Feb 08, 2020 at 12:00AM

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BACKPACKING STOVE BASICS

If you’re headed to your favorite mountains for an adventure, you’ll likely need a way…

July 06, 2019